Tag Archives: Sri Lanka CHOGM Colombo Telegraph Ceylon The Devil Dancers Bandaranaike Buddhism Burma

Procrastination? 10 Ways to Spot the Signs

I confess. I’ve been avoiding it. Returning to the section of my novel which I put aside a couple of years ago and to which I must return if I am going to finish the book. Why has this taken … Continue reading

Posted in Writing Advice, Writing Tips | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

From Independence to Exile: The Extraordinary Story of Sir Oliver Goonetilleke (Part 2)

From Dawn to Dusk Nine years of researching the background to my novel The Devil Dancers introduced me to some fascinating historical characters. One of the most remarkable was Sir Oliver Goonetilleke, one of the key architects of Ceylon’s Independence … Continue reading

Posted in Ceylon, History, Independence, Sir John Kotelawala, Sri Lanka | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

From Independence to Exile: The Extraordinary Story of Sir Oliver Goonetilleke (Part 1)

The Road to Independence Nine years of researching the background to my novel The Devil Dancers introduced me to some fascinating historical characters. One of the most remarkable was Sir Oliver Goonetilleke, one of the key architects of Ceylon’s Independence … Continue reading

Posted in Ceylon, Exiles, History, Independence, Sri Lanka, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sri Lanka: The Unbreakable Bond

This article was first published in the Colombo Telegraph (www.colombotelegraph.com) on November 10th, 2013. It is the first in a series of three. When I wrote my novel The Devil Dancers, I could not have predicted that the cycle of events … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment